Josh. Owen (Elis James). Copyright: BBC.

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Elis James and John Robins win radio award

Elis James and John Robins have won at the ARIAS, the awards dubbed the 'radio Oscars'.

British Comedy Guide, 5th March 2020

Robins & James: proof radio comedy's best when risky

Comedy without risk isn't comedy at all, but the nature of risks is that they're, well, risky. I was nervous when, last year, Elis James and John Robins transferred their popular commercial Radio X show to Friday afternoons on BBC 5 Live. It can take a few listens to get the joke. But once you do, the show is an absolute delight.

Charlotte Runcie, The Telegraph, 26th February 2020

Comedies in the running for ARIAS 2020 awards

Elis James & John Robins, James Veitch, Kurupt FM, ReincarNathan, Chris Ramsey & Rosie Ramsey, and Dave Berry are amongst the comedy-related nominees in the Audio & Radio Industry Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 16th January 2020

The world according to Elis James

We caught up with the Welsh football devotee and comedian as he spent a whirlwind 24 hours in Cardiff for Wales' Euro 2020 showdown with Hungary.

David Owens, Wales Online, 23rd November 2019

Elis James on growing up in Carmarthen

My teen years in Carmarthen were the perfect upbringing for comedy. My standup act won £150 - and made me realise how funny life in a Welsh town can be.

Elis James, The Guardian, 6th September 2019

Does it matter if stand-ups tell true stories on stage?

Does it matter if the stories and anecdotes stand-up comedians tell in their shows are actually true?

John Robins & Elis James, BBC, 17th August 2019

Interview: woke lads John Robins and Elis James

"You can't have an erect cock coming out an anus on a PG-13 film"

Jordan Bassett, NME, 14th June 2019

First online Welsh language comedy platform launched

S4C has today launched what it claims is the world's only online Welsh language comedy platform. The broadcaster will use the platform to commission up-and-coming talent to create short-form content such as stand-up, satire, sketches, mini-sitcoms and musical numbers for YouTube and Facebook.

Chortle, 11th June 2019